[NTG-context] ConTeXt Minimals: `luatools --selfupdate` does not work.

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Sep 3 19:32:09 CEST 2010


On 3-9-2010 5:16, Paul Menzel wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 03.09.2010, 16:48 +0200 schrieb Hans Hagen:
>> On 3-9-2010 3:28, Paul Menzel wrote:
>
>>> I installed ConTeXt minimals and tried to run
>>>
>>> 	luatools --selfupdate
>>>
>>> as documented in the Wiki [1].
>>>
>>> It looks like, the option is not supported anymore, since the output
>>> looks like a list of supported options. Am I right about this?
>>
>> this is because luatools is now a shortcut to "mtxrun --script base" so
>> you only need to selfupdate mtxrun ... originally luatools was meant as
>> a generic stub for making luatex formats etc but as I don't expect it to
>> be used outside context it's sort of gone as independent script as
>> mtxrun can do most of the same (what's left ended up in mtx-base)
>
> Understood. I updated the Wiki page accordingly [2].
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Paul
>
>
> PS: `luatools --generate` still does something. Is it deprecated and
> superseded by a `mtxrun` command?

no, luatools (or mtxrun --script base) sort of does what kpsewhich does 
and as such it also generates a file database so luatools will stay as 
shortcut

Hans


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